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Make a London Underground inspired roundel for the top of your Christmas tree!
We had a London Underground inspired Christmas tree this year with paper chains made from old tube maps and baubles with our favourite station names on. To top it off, I made a North Pole Roundel tree topper.

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  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 2
    Step 1

    Print out your designs for the Roundel on to white paper.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 3
    Step 2

    Carefully cut around the outline of the roundels and, if you like, cut out the white from the middle too - though it would look good with it intact too if you prefer.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 4
    Step 3

    Stick the roundels onto the clear plastic sheets with a glue stick and then cut these out.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 5
    Step 4

    Start marking out 2" wide strips on the back of the red card with a ruler.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 6
    Step 5

    Cut these out and then start folding them into the shape of the roundels, scoring along any folds in the design.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 7
    Step 6

    Begin taping the red card to the inside of the back of the roundel.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 8
    Step 7

    Keep going until you've covered the whole roundel, leaving a gap at the bottom for your Christmas tree branch.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 9
    Step 8

    Tape around the top edge of the roundel and attach the front.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 10
    Step 9

    Trace around the roundel onto silver card, leaving a 2mm edge.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 11
    Step 10

    Then cut away the middle, making a 1cm silver border to glue to the front of your roundel.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 11
    Step 11

    You can download the jpeg of the design for this from the Attachments and I've also included the Illustrator file incase you'd like to change the station.

  • How to make a Christmas tree ornament. London Underground Roundel Tree Topper - Step 12
    Step 12

    Fill with fairy lights and pop on the top of your Christmas tree.

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